Travelport Details Deepening GDS Segment Decline

Travelport GDS reported a second-quarter drop in total global distribution system segments of 9 percent year-over-year. In the first half of 2008, the firm's Galileo and Worldspan GDSs together handled 21 million fewer segments than a year earlier. The decline in bookings has since become more pronounced, according to Travelport CEO and president Jeff Clarke.

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